Angela Mary Lora Wilk
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1930-2013 Mrs. Angela Mary Lora Wilk, 83, of 16 Prospect St., Williamstown, MA died Monday September 16, 2013 at Berkshire Medical Center. She was born in North Adams, MA on July 15, 1930, daughter of Joseph S. Lora and Patricia "Pat" (Magnani) Lora. She attended North Adams schools and graduated from Drury High School where she played on the girl's basketball team. Angela was a beloved teacher's aide in the Williamstown Elementary School for fifteen years until her retirement. Before that, she worked in the business office at the Sheraton North Adams Inn. She also assisted her husband with his political campaign for the North Adams City Council. Angela was also a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was an avid gardener and animal lover. She enjoyed cooking and reading. In her younger years, she was a Girl Scout Leader and served as president of the Haskins School PTA. She was a passionate Boston sports fan, especially of the Celtics and Red Sox. She was a communicant of St. Patrick's Church and was a former longtime communicant of St. Anthony of Padua Church. She moved to Williamstown in 1978. Survivors include her husband, Arthur E. Wilk, whom she married on May 20, 1950, one daughter- Dr. Patricia Lora Wilk of Florham Park, NJ. One son, Dr. Arthur E. Wilk Jr. of Guilford, CT. She also leaves four grandchildren; including Ellen Wilk and Nancy Wilk of Boston; Matthew Flachsenhaar of Hoboken, NJ; and Katherine Flachsenhaar of Morristown, NJ; and nieces and nephews. Her brother, Joseph Lora, is deceased. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Liturgy of Christian Burial for Angela Wilk will be celebrated Saturday September 21, 2013 at 11:00 AM at St. Patrick's Church in Williamstown. Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made to the
in care of FLYNN & DAGNOLI-MONTAGNA HOME FOR FUNERALS CENTRAL CHAPEL, 74 Marshall St. North Adams, MA 01247. To send flowers, a gift basket, card or message, please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Sept. 18, 2013